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Stopping at a traffic light is seen as a law. If... 3,965 Views / 71 Replies  
Stopping at a traffic light is seen as a law. If an officer saw me do it, I'd expect a ticket for running a red light 100% of the time. Stopping to let a waiting pedestrian cross is seen as a...
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 09:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hate to keep banging on this point but I feel... 3,965 Views / 71 Replies  
I hate to keep banging on this point but I feel like there's some sort of disconnect here.

Roundabouts are a benefit for traffic flow because, ideally, no car ever has to stop, so you don't get...
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 01:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
False. Price is always based on what you can get... 182,123 Views / 1,009 Replies  
False. Price is always based on what you can get someone to pay for your goods.

Communicating to your customer all of the skill involved and fine details inlaid in the product increases perceived...
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 01:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can we complain about $2 bills? Kid got one... 9,005 Views / 38 Replies  
Can we complain about $2 bills?

Kid got one as a gift. Went to the grocery store, he picked out something that cost like $1.70, kid used the $2 to pay for it. Cashier thought it was a $1 bill so...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 27, 2020 at 04:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, that is how literally every product in the... 182,123 Views / 1,009 Replies  
Yes, that is how literally every product in the world is priced. Price is based on perceived value.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 27, 2020 at 10:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Those things still exist, you just don't want to... 182,123 Views / 1,009 Replies  
Those things still exist, you just don't want to pay for them when you get 90% of the function for 10% of the price.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 27, 2020 at 09:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Coins are the devil. 9,005 Views / 38 Replies  
Coins are the devil.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 27, 2020 at 09:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Aye 148 Views / 44 Replies  
Aye
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 24, 2020 at 01:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For some reason iMovie hates the video files my... 15,018 Views / 105 Replies  
For some reason iMovie hates the video files my dashcam creates. If I convert them from .mov to .mp4 in Handbrake first they're fine. Got flipped off this week by someone running a red light in front...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 24, 2020 at 11:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I grew up eating Pizza Hut, it's definitely a... 148 Views / 44 Replies  
I grew up eating Pizza Hut, it's definitely a comfort food for me. Except that their traditional (perfectly oily) pan crust is now a $1 adder, which I go for every time. Whatever cardboard they've...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 23, 2020 at 11:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, it was Pizza Hut, so I don't know that... 148 Views / 44 Replies  
Well, it was Pizza Hut, so I don't know that anything about it was Iowa-specific.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 23, 2020 at 09:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I took pics of us caucusing for Bernie in 2016... 201 Views / 14 Replies  
I took pics of us caucusing for Bernie in 2016 but never posted them anywhere. Except maybe here? Yep, found it (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?p=4345333#post4345333). That was the day that...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 22, 2020 at 05:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Rank and file republican, following the party... 201 Views / 14 Replies  
Rank and file republican, following the party line. Someone made a website calling her out: https://www.phonyjoni.com/

The funny part is my parents would scroll down that entire list and it would...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 22, 2020 at 04:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If you don't immersion-blender your coffee after... 4,390 Views / 69 Replies  
If you don't immersion-blender your coffee after adding sugar, are you even really drinking coffee?
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 22, 2020 at 04:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It was this,... 201 Views / 14 Replies  
It was this, (https://www.jonipac.com/roast-and-ride/) so less of a stadium speech-type rally, and more of a bbq with racists.

I know I've talked about my parents before, but they've always been...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 22, 2020 at 01:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I ordered pizza for a group of dudes a couple of... 148 Views / 44 Replies  
I ordered pizza for a group of dudes a couple of times last month. In both cases, the meat lover's was gone first, and the rest of the stuff kind of languished. It wasn't super out there, but I guess...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 22, 2020 at 12:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When I first bought my BMW it didn't come with... 76,647 Views / 512 Replies  
When I first bought my BMW it didn't come with keyless entry, so I installed the cheapest $32 keyless entry/alarm system I could find on Amazon. It would randomly lock/unlock itself, which was a...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 22, 2020 at 11:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We're trying to figure that out now. We've left... 201 Views / 14 Replies  
We're trying to figure that out now. We've left the kids there on a weekend only to find out later that they took the kids to a political rally. My kids ended up in a promo video for a candidate that...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 20, 2020 at 10:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bloomberg - 12 Steyer - 12 Klobuchar - 11 ... 3,775 Views / 29 Replies  
Bloomberg - 12
Steyer - 12
Klobuchar - 11
Yang - 11

A Steyer ad popped up while we were watching something on YouTube and my 7 year old said, "Oh, he's lying." I'm sorry...how to you know that?...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 20, 2020 at 10:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Politics, the Great Divider (Families and Friends Editition) 201 Views / 14 Replies  
Bloomberg - 12
Steyer - 12
Klobuchar - 11
Yang - 11

A Steyer ad popped up while we were watching something on YouTube and my 7 year old said, "Oh, he's lying." I'm sorry...how to you know that?...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 20, 2020 at 10:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Well that's pretty nuts. 1,520 Views / 43 Replies  
Well that's pretty nuts.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 13, 2020 at 04:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You shouldn't try to do so much before you've had... 4,390 Views / 69 Replies  
You shouldn't try to do so much before you've had your coffee.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 8, 2020 at 03:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a friend that's GF/DF. I found a recipe... 20,825 Views / 255 Replies  
I have a friend that's GF/DF. I found a recipe for chocolate chip oatmeal cookies that's legal. It's...decent. If I'm making cookies it's not my first choice, but my wife has made them a couple of...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 5, 2020 at 06:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: What? He's been a con man and a grifter from the... 1,520 Views / 43 Replies  
What? He's been a con man and a grifter from the moment he could walk into a bank and get a big fat loan check based on a smile, some empty promises, and a handshake.

His entire professional...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 5, 2020 at 05:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Judging by the initial lurch when first changing... 76,647 Views / 512 Replies  
Judging by the initial lurch when first changing lanes, I'm betting someone is still learning to drive stick and just biffed it.
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 5, 2020 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.lacroixwater.com/wp-content/uploads/20... 23,072 Views / 92 Replies  
https://www.lacroixwater.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/COCONUT-COLA.png

I don't really drink much soda, I haaaaate sparkling water, and I'm not much for coconut. But somehow this stuff (got an 8...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 5, 2020 at 05:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Since ****ing when? A campaign promise is a lie... 1,520 Views / 43 Replies  
Since ****ing when? A campaign promise is a lie to get people to vote for you. Politicians tell the truth???

Campaigning and leadership are two entirely different skillsets. You are required to...
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 4, 2020 at 02:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-new... 1,520 Views / 43 Replies  
https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/trump-warned-president-start-war-iran-reelected-933391/



-Nancy Pelosi

jk that was Trump in 2011
Posted by Laminar, on Jan 4, 2020 at 08:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Isn't illegal. Shitty, sure. If we saw... 8,512 Views / 121 Replies  
Isn't illegal. Shitty, sure.



If we saw a 2008-level economy crash right now, would Trump's base turn on him? They've been more than happy to give him credit for the economy since election day,...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 29, 2019 at 01:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Someone else published the name first, he just... 8,512 Views / 121 Replies  
Someone else published the name first, he just repeated it. He's not the one that leaked it.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 29, 2019 at 10:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Raspberry Pi 798 Views / 5 Replies  
Got one for Christmas. Anyone played with them? Any fun project ideas? I see lots of retro gaming consoles, NAS setups, VPN boxes, magic mirrors. Thinking about using it as a car dashboard using a...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 29, 2019 at 10:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What do you think Trump could do that would get... 8,512 Views / 121 Replies  
What do you think Trump could do that would get the republican party to turn on him?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 29, 2019 at 08:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My conspiracy theory is that they occasionally... 182,123 Views / 1,009 Replies  
My conspiracy theory is that they occasionally purposely take you down the wrong road just because they want data on that road.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 26, 2019 at 05:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What happens if a trait that develops over... 1,156 Views / 16 Replies  
What happens if a trait that develops over millions of years becomes obsolete in a couple hundred? There's going to be a period of time where the trait isn't useful but it's still carried and...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 26, 2019 at 04:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You'll have to remind me again - who won the... 8,860 Views / 113 Replies  
You'll have to remind me again - who won the majority of votes in that last election?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 22, 2019 at 08:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Who's the slow guy blocking the left lane so that... 15,018 Views / 105 Replies  
Who's the slow guy blocking the left lane so that people have to go around him on both sides?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 21, 2019 at 11:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Excess heat generated by the engine is a function... 182,123 Views / 1,009 Replies  
Excess heat generated by the engine is a function of load on the engine. More load, more power generated, more waste heat. Free-revving generates more heat than a plain idle, but not as much as...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 20, 2019 at 09:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The first question is do you ever need to warm... 182,123 Views / 1,009 Replies  
The first question is do you ever need to warm your car up? The answer is...complicated. It's pretty universally agreed that you should wail on a dead-cold engine. Oil gets thicker as it gets colder...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 19, 2019 at 05:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that what I think it is? 76,647 Views / 512 Replies  
Is that what I think it is?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 19, 2019 at 04:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So it happened, the Senate is not going to... 8,512 Views / 121 Replies  
So it happened, the Senate is not going to indict, voting right across party lines, and it's back to the 2020 campaign?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 19, 2019 at 12:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm sure he's been on Amoxicillin before, but I'm... 34,158 Views / 373 Replies  
I'm sure he's been on Amoxicillin before, but I'm not sure that he's gotten this double whammy before.

I developed an allergy to Penicillin as a teenager, and my dad is allergic to it too, so I'm...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 16, 2019 at 09:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, first time. She offered to do a check... 34,158 Views / 373 Replies  
Yep, first time.

She offered to do a check x-ray to check for pneumonia or said we could just treat for both with the same drug, so I opted to get my kid all drugged up. Obviously won't do that...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 16, 2019 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When I order from Amazon, they don't send me an... 40,877 Views / 353 Replies  
When I order from Amazon, they don't send me an order summary that includes what I purchased, only a link to go to their site and see my order list. I assume this is so they can drive up site...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 16, 2019 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's a fun one. The oldest turned seven... 34,158 Views / 373 Replies  
Here's a fun one.

The oldest turned seven last Saturday. For a few days leading up to his birthday he'd had a pretty good cough. On the morning of his birthday (and Minecraft-themed party), he...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 16, 2019 at 04:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Their beef cattle what? edit: Sorry that was... 1,476 Views / 12 Replies  
Their beef cattle what?

edit: Sorry that was dumb.

But I don't know why it matters if they're beef or dairy cows, the OP listed both uses.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 16, 2019 at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If the traffic light is yellow, pedestrians won't... 3,965 Views / 71 Replies  
If the traffic light is yellow, pedestrians won't be attempting to cross in that direction, that's not an issue.
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 16, 2019 at 08:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is there scientific research saying that people... 1,476 Views / 12 Replies  
Is there scientific research saying that people don't drink enough milk? Drinking less than they used to doesn't mean they're drinking less than they need. The "official" US dietary guidelines of...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 15, 2019 at 03:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
11 Pro or Pro Max? 20,825 Views / 255 Replies  
11 Pro or Pro Max?
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 14, 2019 at 11:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
With an aftermarket system, all bets are off for... 76,647 Views / 512 Replies  
With an aftermarket system, all bets are off for safety. In my wife's old car, you couldn't shift out of park without pressing the brake. If you remote start the car, if you forget to put the key in...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 12, 2019 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This couldn't happen with an automatic, so it had... 76,647 Views / 512 Replies  
This couldn't happen with an automatic, so it had to have been a manual, and they did offer the IS300 in a manual. If the aftermarket system didn't include some kind of neutral switch, it's possible...
Posted by Laminar, on Dec 12, 2019 at 03:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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